The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Surrey
Rank 157 162 205
Rank change year-on-year +5 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 1.08% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.17% 2.84% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 12
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1024 1582 1775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 36.70% 38.10% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 761 1287 1434
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +15 5 £30,000 -9.77%
Staines - 4 £55,000 -
Farnham - 3 £45,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (38.24%) Android
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (29.41%) Google
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) .NET
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Node.js
6 8 (23.53%) Ninject
6 8 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (23.53%) iPhone
6 8 (23.53%) WCF
6 8 (23.53%) MVC
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (23.53%) Web Application Development
6 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (23.53%) Google Play
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) QA
9 5 (14.71%) Game Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Maya
2 1 (2.94%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Google Play
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) G Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Automotive
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Digital Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Junior
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Animator
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.88%) Games Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
1 9 (26.47%) Node.js
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (23.53%) Ninject
2 8 (23.53%) WCF
3 5 (14.71%) OpenGL
4 3 (8.82%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) Qt
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 8 (23.53%) iPhone
2 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.71%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.88%) PlayStation
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Animation
5 1 (2.94%) Arduino
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (26.47%) TDD
2 8 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) Web Application Development
3 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Game Development
4 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Business Development
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 4 (11.76%) C
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Polycom
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle